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> OT: Cayman Owners Roll Call, please check in here. 987, 987.2, 981, 718, GT4
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post Mar 10 2020, 06:13 AM
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Sorry, duplicate post....deleted it.....
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post Mar 10 2020, 06:20 AM
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Rick Berkowitz (Richb45) is a good friend with a sweet restored '72 914 - and he and his wife drove my 2011 meteor grey Cayman S - and so loved it, they went and bought its almost-twin!

They found a mint '11 meteor grey Cayman in Rhode Island and got it for $29k, and now we have both nice Cayman's AND 914's!

So here are some pics of our almost twins.......

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post Mar 25 2020, 07:50 PM
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There's more Cayman owners here than I would have thought (IMG:style_emoticons/default/idea.gif)

I had been looking at Boxters since last summer - pre 2000 or post 2005, with the more reliant IMS bearings. A couple months ago, started thinking, we already have a 914 that the top comes off of, so started looking at Caymans. I think they look sexier anyway (IMG:style_emoticons/default/cheer.gif)

Being that we'd be spending a lot of time in AZ, I wanted a light color exterior and light interior ... preferably silver with tan or light gray, but ended up purchasing a white 2007 'S', 6-speed manual with tan interior.

I test drove a few that I just weren't worth the price - broken bits here & there, and one had real noisy cam chains (IMG:style_emoticons/default/yikes.gif) The inspection on the last one I looked at indicated it was a well-maintained specimen and the test drive was exhilarating (IMG:style_emoticons/default/driving.gif) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/aktion035.gif)

Planning to keep it for a long time ... either until I can't drive, or have a hard time getting in & out of it (IMG:style_emoticons/default/laugh.gif)

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post Mar 25 2020, 08:24 PM
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Looks like Bi-xenon option too.

Nice addition Mark.

Enjoy.
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post Mar 25 2020, 08:58 PM
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Congratulations Mark. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/smilie_flagge6.gif)
Nice addition to your stable & welcome to the club.
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Mark, you are going to love it.
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post Mar 25 2020, 10:48 PM
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Hijack (IMG:style_emoticons/default/confused24.gif) ....What a nice group of Caymens.....I know folks don't dug on Boxsters but after driving my 3.4 now for a few years....just feels so right! Attached Image
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post Mar 25 2020, 11:50 PM
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QUOTE(oldschool @ Mar 25 2020, 09:48 PM) *

Hijack (IMG:style_emoticons/default/confused24.gif) ....What a nice group of Caymens.....I know folks don't dug on Boxsters but after driving my 3.4 now for a few years....just feels so right! Attached Image



Hey....fellow prisoner...shoot me a PM...I need to get out of the house. I.ll drive with a boxster......six feet away of course!

Monday I.m off work.
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post Mar 26 2020, 12:06 AM
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QUOTE(914_teener @ Mar 25 2020, 10:50 PM) *

QUOTE(oldschool @ Mar 25 2020, 09:48 PM) *

Hijack (IMG:style_emoticons/default/confused24.gif) ....What a nice group of Caymens.....I know folks don't dug on Boxsters but after driving my 3.4 now for a few years....just feels so right! Attached Image



Hey....fellow prisoner...shoot me a PM...I need to get out of the house. I.ll drive with a boxster......six feet away of course!

Monday I.m off work.


Sounds like fun...PM me your number.
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post Mar 26 2020, 12:48 AM
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QUOTE(oldschool @ Mar 25 2020, 11:06 PM) *
QUOTE(914_teener @ Mar 25 2020, 10:50 PM) *
QUOTE(oldschool @ Mar 25 2020, 09:48 PM) *
Hijack (IMG:style_emoticons/default/confused24.gif) ....What a nice group of Caymens.....I know folks don't dug on Boxsters but after driving my 3.4 now for a few years....just feels so right! Attached Image
Hey....fellow prisoner...shoot me a PM...I need to get out of the house. I.ll drive with a boxster......six feet away of course!

Monday I.m off work.
Sounds like fun...PM me your number.
Nothing wrong with Boxters, Jamie. In fact, I've got a line on a pretty nice silver 1997 w/5-speed and approx 85k on it for a really great price. The only problem is ... where to park it so my wife doesn't see it (IMG:style_emoticons/default/laugh.gif)
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QUOTE(euro911 @ Mar 26 2020, 02:48 AM) *

QUOTE(oldschool @ Mar 25 2020, 11:06 PM) *
QUOTE(914_teener @ Mar 25 2020, 10:50 PM) *
QUOTE(oldschool @ Mar 25 2020, 09:48 PM) *
Hijack (IMG:style_emoticons/default/confused24.gif) ....What a nice group of Caymens.....I know folks don't dug on Boxsters but after driving my 3.4 now for a few years....just feels so right! Attached Image
Hey....fellow prisoner...shoot me a PM...I need to get out of the house. I.ll drive with a boxster......six feet away of course!

Monday I.m off work.
Sounds like fun...PM me your number.
Nothing wrong with Boxters, Jamie. In fact, I've got a line on a pretty nice silver 1997 w/5-speed and approx 85k on it for a really great price. The only problem is ... where to park it so my wife doesn't see it (IMG:style_emoticons/default/laugh.gif)


Hand her the key and till her if she can't drive it she will have to go back...
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I am interested in having my name added to this list as the HB house is about to go up for sale. I think I would really like have an R in blue.
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Cool to see these, thanks for starting the thread guys.

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QUOTE(914 Ranch @ Mar 26 2020, 07:08 AM) *

I think I would really like to have an R in blue.

Happy Hunting & Good Luck my friend. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/first.gif)

1421 - Total Cayman R Production.
563 - North American
61 - Canada / Mexico
797 - Rest of World

My best info is that only 7 to 10 % are Aqua Blue Metallic.
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23% Green. 22% White. 20% Black. 12% Silver. 8% Blue.
7% Red. 5% Grey. 2% Yellow. 1% PTS.
Also: 60% PDK and 60% Standard Seats.
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This will go at some point and a Cayman take it's place. I love the way it drives, but it made me realize that I really wanted a Cayman instead.

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QUOTE(914 Ranch @ Mar 26 2020, 07:08 AM) *

I am interested in having my name added to this list as the HB house is about to go up for sale. I think I would really like have an R in blue.



I.m looking for an R but I.d take John.s if he.d sell it. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/poke.gif)

I.d sell you my 987.1 for a song Joe. I.m waiting too to sell one of our houses to make the deal. Right now realators in Cali can list but not show the property.

I wouldn.t buy a teener....a house....or a Cayman sight unseen.

I absolutely love my CS thougn. It.s a great car like the 914....they all should have had flat sixes though.
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QUOTE(914_teener @ Mar 28 2020, 05:29 PM) *

QUOTE(914 Ranch @ Mar 26 2020, 07:08 AM) *

I am interested in having my name added to this list as the HB house is about to go up for sale. I think I would really like have an R in blue.



I.m looking for an R but I.d take John.s if he.d sell it. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/poke.gif)

I.d sell you my 987.1 for a song Joe. I.m waiting too to sell one of our houses to make the deal. Right now realators in Cali can list but not show the property.

I wouldn.t buy a teener....a house....or a Cayman sight unseen.

I absolutely love my CS thougn. It.s a great car like the 914....they all should have had flat sixes though.

Nice color but have you seen my build thread. I'm probably going to need the performance that you are seeking…

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But I want a Cayman…

Yes, they all need 6's

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So I've owned the 718 Cayman S for two years, and this is the FIRST time I have had it and the Teener out together. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/confused24.gif)

Had to take some pics. Then drove them both today.



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Nice color (IMG:style_emoticons/default/drooley.gif)
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Stunning, Mark. Stunning. Good on you.

White w/tan interior is as elegant as it gets.

Mine is my last car even if I live to be 90........so I'm with you on that....

GN

QUOTE(euro911 @ Mar 25 2020, 07:50 PM) *

There's more Cayman owners here than I would have thought (IMG:style_emoticons/default/idea.gif)

I had been looking at Boxters since last summer - pre 2000 or post 2005, with the more reliant IMS bearings. A couple months ago, started thinking, we already have a 914 that the top comes off of, so started looking at Caymans. I think they look sexier anyway (IMG:style_emoticons/default/cheer.gif)

Being that we'd be spending a lot of time in AZ, I wanted a light color exterior and light interior ... preferably silver with tan or light gray, but ended up purchasing a white 2007 'S', 6-speed manual with tan interior.

I test drove a few that I just weren't worth the price - broken bits here & there, and one had real noisy cam chains (IMG:style_emoticons/default/yikes.gif) The inspection on the last one I looked at indicated it was a well-maintained specimen and the test drive was exhilarating (IMG:style_emoticons/default/driving.gif) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/aktion035.gif)

Planning to keep it for a long time ... either until I can't drive, or have a hard time getting in & out of it (IMG:style_emoticons/default/laugh.gif)



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